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Forum: Malibu
May 18th, 2012, 5:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,376
Posted By EinST

Welcome to the forum.:) I think you mean you...

Welcome to the forum.:) I think you mean you rounded the bolt head, right? Work some PB Blaster into the threads and let it do its magic. In the meantime, go get a vise-grip, hammer, and...
Forum: Astro
May 18th, 2012, 4:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,012
Posted By EinST

Check out link Exhaust Backpressure...

Check out link Exhaust Backpressure (http://www.aa1car.com/library/exhaust_backpressure.htm). My preference is to measure at the O2 sensors (pre-catalyst and post-catalyst) and compare the two...
May 18th, 2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,717
Posted By EinST

Yup, it sounds like you found the culprit.

Yup, it sounds like you found the culprit.
May 18th, 2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 19,428
Posted By EinST

Dude, quit making empty posts. It's obvious what...

Dude, quit making empty posts. It's obvious what you're doing, flashing the ad in your signature.
Forum: Astro
May 18th, 2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,012
Posted By EinST

That's the kind of empty post I'm beginning to...

That's the kind of empty post I'm beginning to expect from you. Maybe you can tell us what this "certain back pressure" is supposed to be in concrete terms (numbers, rpms).
Forum: Malibu
May 18th, 2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 39,023
Posted By EinST

No, pay attention, dude. This vehicle doesn't...

No, pay attention, dude. This vehicle doesn't have a dual-zone climate control system. Shouldn't you be doing more about the irate customers on TheAutoPartsShop.com Reviews - theautopartsshop.com...
Forum: Equinox
May 18th, 2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 257,534
Posted By EinST

Congrats.) It's the particular vehicle and not...

Congrats.) It's the particular vehicle and not the manufacturer that's a crap-shoot nowadays. Let's hope you have better luck. Don't be a stranger and let us know how you make out down the road.
Forum: Equinox
May 18th, 2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 257,534
Posted By EinST

You said "it is currently in the shop for them to...

You said "it is currently in the shop for them to replace the secondary timing chain." There's no "secondary timing chain" in a 4-cylinder engine, i.e., Ecotec. Not to question your credibility but...
Forum: Malibu
May 18th, 2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,373
Posted By EinST

I was just trying to make sure you didn't get...

I was just trying to make sure you didn't get misled by this johntaps (https://chevroletforum.com/forum/members/johntaps-90048/) weirdo.
May 18th, 2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 47,859
Posted By EinST

The IAC valve lets air in behind the throttle...

The IAC valve lets air in behind the throttle plate and thus has nothing to do with the throttle opening. The throttle plate is spring-loaded to close but not completely. I thought there was a...
May 17th, 2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,717
Posted By EinST

The fuel pressure should be 55-62 psi with key...

The fuel pressure should be 55-62 psi with key on, engine off. It should drop by 10-15 psi from there with the engine idling. Maybe the fuel pressure regulator is leaking fuel into the intake...
Forum: Malibu
May 17th, 2012, 9:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 39,023
Posted By EinST

Frankly I don't endorse replacing actuators for...

Frankly I don't endorse replacing actuators for the symptom you described. Since I can't be there to take a look myself, I have to defer to your judgment.
Forum: Astro
May 17th, 2012, 5:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,012
Posted By EinST

Welcome to the forum.:) One scenario is...

Welcome to the forum.:) One scenario is restricted exhaust, either going through the catalytic converter or sometimes downstream of it. When the back pressure builds up, you'll get misfires and...
May 17th, 2012, 5:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 47,859
Posted By EinST

There should be an adjustment screw to set the...

There should be an adjustment screw to set the minimum throttle opening that's separate from the IAC valve. Anyway, the ECM can't/won't control the ignition timing with code 42 set. So, whatever...
Forum: Equinox
May 17th, 2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 257,534
Posted By EinST

Welcome to the forum.:) I sincerely hope you...

Welcome to the forum.:) I sincerely hope you don't mean to that, "plan on getting rid of it." You'll just be doing someone (the next owner) a huge favor by eating the depreciation. The timing...
May 17th, 2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 19,428
Posted By EinST

The DK GRN wire from the sensor (sender) ends up...

The DK GRN wire from the sensor (sender) ends up on pin 13 on the electrical connector at the I/P cluster (had to look it up). The movement of the gauge needle reflects the resistance change across...
May 16th, 2012, 5:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 19,428
Posted By EinST

Just so we're on the same page, you replaced the...

Just so we're on the same page, you replaced the sensor that takes one wire (for the gauge)? The ECT sensor for the PCM, on the other hand, takes two wires one of which is the ground reference...
May 16th, 2012, 5:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 16,562
Posted By EinST

Welcome to the forum.:) There's the ILLUM fuse...

Welcome to the forum.:) There's the ILLUM fuse in the driver side I/P fuse block for instrument illumination. If it's blown, it'll usually mean there's a short downstream (between the fuse and the...
Forum: Malibu
May 16th, 2012, 5:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,040
Posted By EinST

So, you're saying "a couple shops" you took it to...

So, you're saying "a couple shops" you took it to couldn't find the source of the water leak? This isn't going to be easy, then. Until you fix the leak, there's no point in chasing after electrical...
Forum: Malibu
May 16th, 2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,180
Posted By EinST

You, two, quit responding to a post that's over 3...

You, two, quit responding to a post that's over 3 years old.:D
Forum: Malibu
May 16th, 2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,040
Posted By EinST

I don't know if I can help with the leak without...

I don't know if I can help with the leak without seeing it for myself. How wet did it get? After a rain? After using A/C? Any collisions involving the passenger side? Is there a sunroof, and if...
Forum: Malibu
May 16th, 2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,373
Posted By EinST

Hmm, I'm not sure where you got that but the 2004...

Hmm, I'm not sure where you got that but the 2004 Classic was basically a 2003 Malibu with L61 Ecotec for the fleet operators. The banjo bolt torque that I posted is for the front caliper and rear...
Forum: Impala
May 15th, 2012, 6:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,688
Posted By EinST

Check out common causes of W-body water leak at...

Check out common causes of W-body water leak at Have water leaking into your car? Check here first!!! (http://www.clubgp.com/newforum/tm.asp?m=1993271)
Forum: Malibu
May 15th, 2012, 6:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,040
Posted By EinST

Welcome to the forum.:) Water inside the cabin? ...

Welcome to the forum.:) Water inside the cabin? I think it's about time you took it in for service. Otherwise, you can expect more and more electrical gremlins the longer you wait.
May 15th, 2012, 6:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By EinST

Welcome to the forum.:) Most likely the A/C...

Welcome to the forum.:) Most likely the A/C refrigerant pressure sensor is registering too low a pressure. The ECM will not engage the compressor if the pressure gets around 35 psi or below due to...
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